I've often had men abuse me on Tinder for not responding quickly enough to a message or turning them down for a date, but on Bumble, it's a completely different vibe - the men on here are of a whole different calibre.It will definitely encourage me to make the first move more often and it is empowering to be in the driving seat for a change.The only downside is that my ex-boyfriend lives nearby so it's like he's literally always on my radar.The slogan: "The only dating app that brings you one hand-picked quality match per day" Availability: i Phone and android Cost: Free The low-down: If you're plugged into the dating scene online, it's easy to become overwhelmed by the volume of matches and messages you get on dating apps.
The expert: This sounds like every stalker's dream, I'm not sure I would be convinced of its safety features, but it is a good way to make contact with someone who you've been eyeing from afar.
If you're the shy type, this app is the perfect buffer, if not, ditch the app and start conversation in the real world.
Because the app is proximity-based, it also make things easier when it comes to setting up the date.
Whether you've been on 100 online dates or have resigned yourself to the fact that you'll most likely die alone or worse, are considering allowing your mum to play matchmaker (because Tom from next door seems like husband material), in 2016, finding that perfect match is an art form.
If you're tired of swiping right and ending up with another creep, Tinder isn't the only dating app out there, there's a huge variety of apps to choose from.